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A young blond woman chews her nails out of stress, a habit our Placerville dentists discourage.

Bad Dental Health Habits

The Placerville Dental Group has a few tips to help our patients maintain their oral health indefinitely. Besides seeing us regularly for your oral exam and cleaning, as well as brushing and flossing, what else can you do to keep your mouth healthy? Break bad dental...

Minocycline and tetracycline have the potential to cause tooth stains that our Placerville dentists can repair.

The Pinhole Surgical Technique for Gum Recession

The Placerville Dental Group often discusses gum recession and how to avoid it. With gum recession, the gums pull away from the teeth and expose the roots. At this point, treatment is necessary to prevent serious dental complications, like tooth loss! In the past, this...

Suffering from TMJ pain has a solution and our Placerville dentists are it.

Help for Mouth Sores

Dealing With Oral Lesions Our Placerville dentists do more than clean teeth! The Placerville Dental Group also helps patients when they develop mouth sores and other irritations that make eating, speaking or talking painful. Canker sores and other oral lesions usually go away on their own in...

A mouse trap uses a cigarette as bait to illustrate the dangers of smoking.

Helping Patients to Quit

Placerville Dental Group Encourages Stopping Smoking November 17th is the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout, a day when people are encouraged to quit the tobacco habit. As the Cancer Society says on their website, “there’s no safe way to use tobacco.” As dentists and hygienists,...

Bright, white teeth can be yours with professional tooth whitening from our Placerville dentists.

Problems With Saliva

The Placerville Dental Group is pretty sure you don’t think too much about your saliva. Even though it’s an essential fluid and we need it for good oral health, it’s not really something we tend to meditate about, unless we seem to have too little...

Treats don't have to ruin your teeth.

How to Handle Holiday Treats

Teeth and sugar do not get along, but some candies are worse for teeth than others. How can you keep yourself and your kids healthy during the candy and dessert surge at the end of the year? Here are some tips from our dentists at...

Our Placerville dentists help your children have healthy teeth.

Good News About Dental Health

Improvements in Oral Health The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reports that Americans have improved their oral health. Increased dental education and programs that get children to the dentist at an early age are believed to play a large role. Other improvements are also responsible, and...

A dental budget helps pay for expenses when they occur.

Should You Have a Dental Budget?

Save Now to Save Teeth Later To have a healthy mouth and bright smile, it is best to see our Placerville dentists twice a year. Should you budget for dental care needs even if you have dental insurance? Yes! Setting aside a small amount of money...

Dental Implants

What To Do For Missing Teeth

Don't Go Toothless! The average adult in the United States has three or more teeth missing by the age of 64. If you too are suffering from tooth loss, the Placerville Dental Group has plenty of reasons for you to seek treatment and correct the problem! Having...

Methamphetamine has many serious side effects on dental health.

How Meth Affects Oral Health

Despite its nasty reputation for ruining lives, methamphetamine continues to be a common drug of abuse in the United States. Relatively cheap and easy to make, it is much stronger than other drugs. The medical and dental side effects are also grave and difficult to ignore. The...